Emmitsburg, Maryland

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Population in 2012: 3,086 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +34.8%
Males: 1,449  (47.0%)
Females: 1,637  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21727.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,216 (it was $38,710 in 2000)
Emmitsburg:

$51,216
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,457 (it was $16,216 in 2000)

Emmitsburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $209,602 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Emmitsburg:

$209,602
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $287,282; Detached houses: $309,467; Townhouses or other attached units: $240,749; In 2-unit structures: $209,720; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $405,707; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,283; Mobile homes: $177,263

Median gross rent in 2012: $767.

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  • White alone - 2,618 (93.0%)
  • Hispanic - 70 (2.5%)
  • Black alone - 56 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 34 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.2%)

Races in Emmitsburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Emmitsburg: 106.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.3%), Irish (15.8%), English (7.3%), United States (6.7%), Italian (3.5%), Swedish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1824

Elevation: 449 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 2,686 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Emmitsburg,MD real estate house value index trend

Emmitsburg, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Emmitsburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emmitsburg town:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

49 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Emmitsburg, Maryland as of January 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Emmitsburg to the number of sex offenders is 386 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,631 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,141 (1.0%)

Emmitsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (19.9 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (46.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (117.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Carroll Valley borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Fairfield borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Sabillasville, MD (2.6 miles ), Thurmont, MD (2.7 miles ), Blue Ridge Summit, PA (2.8 miles ), District 4, Creagerstown, MD (2.9 miles ), District 1, Taneytown, MD (2.9 miles ), Highfield-Cascade, MD (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 77.33 W

Area codes: 301, 240

Emmitsburg household income distribution Emmitsburg home values distribution

Property values in Emmitsburg, MD

Emmitsburg tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +375 (+19.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Emmitsburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Emmitsburg, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Emmitsburg, Maryland average temperatures Emmitsburg, Maryland average precipitation Emmitsburg, Maryland humidity Emmitsburg, Maryland wind speed Emmitsburg, Maryland snowfall Emmitsburg, Maryland sunshine Emmitsburg, Maryland clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Emmitsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Emmitsburg town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 19.5 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Emmitsburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from Emmitsburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.8 miles away from Emmitsburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 331.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Frederick County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Emmitsburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Art Stokes - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Emmitsburg:

  • ST JOSEPH'S MINISTRIES (331 SOUTH SETON AVENUE)
  • ST. VINCENT CARE CENTER (335 SOUTH SETON AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Emmitsburg:

  • GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • LORIEN TANEYTOWN, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TANEYTOWN, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-GETTYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • TRANSITIONS HEALTHCARE GETTYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • GETTYSBURG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • GETTYSBURG LUTHERAN NURSING REHAB CTR,THE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • LITTLESTOWN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LITTLESTOWN, PA)

Heliports located in Emmitsburg:

College/University in Emmitsburg:

  • Mount St Mary's University (Full-time enrollment: 2,313; Location: 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.msmary.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Emmitsburg:

  • Gettysburg College (about 11 miles; Gettysburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,772)
  • Frederick Community College (about 19 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 19 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • McDaniel College (about 20 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Carroll Community College (about 22 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 27 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Shepherd University (about 32 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)

Public elementary/middle school in Emmitsburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Emmitsburg:

  • MOTHER SETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 397; Location: 100 CREAMERY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches- St Joseph Catholic is not listed. Also, there is a cemetery around the church.The St.Joseph Cementery listed is sometimes referred to as the "new" St.Joseph Cemetery,it's atleast 30 plus years old.
  • CAr to add the town's non-profit web site to you list www.emmitsburg.net added by Michael Hillman

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Notable locations in Emmitsburg: Vigilant Hose Company Number 6 (A), Emmitsburg Ambulance Company Number 26 (B), Emmitsburg Branch Library (C), Saint Catherine's Nursing Center (D), Emmitsburg Library (E), Emmitsburg Police Department (F), Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 26 Emmitsburg Ambulance Company (G), Vigilant Hose Company 6 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Emmitsburg include: National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (A), Church of the Incarnation United Church of Christ (B), Elias Lutheran Church (C), Trinity United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Mountain View Cemetery (2), Saint Elias Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willow Rill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Emmitsburg: Emmitsburg Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: National Shrine-Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (Museums; 333 South Seton Avenue).

Hotel: Sleep Inn - Inn & Suites (501 Silo Hill Parkway).

Frederick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.31
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Emmitsburg and their reported violations in the past:

TOWN OF EMMITSBURG (Population served: 2400, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2001. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2001)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-2001 and JUL-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2001)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Turbidity. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-26-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2000)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-01-2000 and MAY-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (MAY-01-2000), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2003)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Turbidity. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-19-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-1998)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1998 and MAR-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-1999)
MOUNT SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY (Population served: 1900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1998. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1998. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1998. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-1998)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1997
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1997
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1997
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1996 and JUL-10-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-1997)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.6%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 57.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
108 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
150 people in religious group quarters in 2000
67 people in nursing homes in 2000

Emmitsburg, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Emmitsburg compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Emmitsburg (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Emmitsburg Branch at 8 East Main Street, Center Square, branch established on 1962/09/17. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Emmitsburg, Maryland:

  • National Emergency Training Center, 16825 S Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 , Phone: (301) 447-1000, Fax: (301) 447-1651
  • Sleep Inn Silo Hill, 501 Silo Hill Pkwy, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 , Phone: (301) 447-0044, Fax: (301) 447-3144
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Emmitsburg, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Emmitsburg travel time to work - commute Emmitsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Emmitsburg town (based on Frederick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.66%
Here: 47.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of Christ
Adherents37.8%16.5%15.3%4.6%4.0%
Congregations5.9%23.9%14.6%4.4%6.8%
NameChurch of the BrethrenEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%2.2%1.7%1.7%12.3%
Congregations4.9%3.9%2.0%2.4%31.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 37
Frederick County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Frederick County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Frederick County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 126
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Frederick County:

26.4%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.5%
State:

15.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$13,939$83,6340$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,215$28,8600$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,864$47,1840$0
Sewerage 2$5,951$35,7060$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,241$37,4462$1,001
Water Supply 3$7,430$29,7200$0
Totals for Government 14$48,640$41,6912$1,001

Emmitsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $862,000 ($279.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($5.51)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($4.21)
    General: $7,000 ($2.27)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $262,000 ($84.90)
    Water Utilities: $234,000 ($75.83)
    Sewerage: $211,000 ($68.37)
    Central Staff Services: $183,000 ($59.30)
    Police Protection: $165,000 ($53.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $135,000 ($43.75)
    Regular Highways: $115,000 ($37.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($26.57)
    Parking Facilities: $25,000 ($8.10)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($5.18)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($3.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($2.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($27.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $49,000 ($15.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $345,000 ($111.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.62)

Emmitsburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $530,000 ($171.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $110,000 ($35.64)
    All Other: $70,000 ($22.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($5.51)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($5.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $201,000 ($65.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $181,000 ($58.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $32,000 ($10.37)
    Rents: $25,000 ($8.10)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($7.13)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($3.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $454,000 ($147.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $95,000 ($30.78)
    All Other: $73,000 ($23.66)
  • Tax - Property: $281,000 ($91.06)
    NEC: $32,000 ($10.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($1.30)

Emmitsburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $335,000 ($108.55)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,475,000 ($477.97)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $440,000 ($142.58)
    Other NEC: $239,000 ($77.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,614,000 ($523.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $775,000 ($251.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $101,000 ($32.73)
    Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)

Emmitsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $949,000 ($307.52)

8.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200553,996 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries($794 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.24%
Maryland average:

0.25%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, MD  3.01% ($59,976 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.49% ($37,246)
from Carroll County, MD  0.33% ($44,577)


8.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200655,390 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries($614 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.12%
Maryland average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, MD  1.47% ($49,550 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.86% ($55,104)
to Carroll County, MD  0.36% ($56,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emmitsburg:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emmitsburg:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WMTB-FM (89.9 FM; EMMITSBURG, MD; Owner: MOUNT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE, INCORPORATED)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Emmitsburg:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Emmitsburg, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 28
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 34
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 74
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 261
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 63
  • Fatalities: 280
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 678
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 92
See more detailed statistics of Emmitsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,978
Total average daily truck traffic: 357
Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic: 8,226

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Emmitsburg)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • TOWN OFFICE, 300a South Seton Avenue (Lat: 39.701556 Lon: -77.329000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WNZD834
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2012, Expiration Date: 04/28/2022
    Registrant: Pine Hill Electronics, LLC, 2750 Kays Mill Rd, Finksburg, MD 21048, Phone: (410) 833-1422, Fax: (410) 861-8632, Email:
  • 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road (Lat: 39.682556 Lon: -77.354167), Call Sign: KXI338
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.775 MHz, 460.850 MHz, 465.775 MHz, 465.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2002, Expiration Date: 06/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2012
    Registrant: Mills\' Communications Inc, 210 Pennsylvania Ave, Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225
  • 333 S Seton Ave (Lat: 39.696944 Lon: -77.156667), Call Sign: WPUC278
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.075 MHz, 466.025 MHz, 466.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: Lin M Allis
    Registrant: Mills\' Communications, Inc., 210 Pennsylvania Ave., Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225
  • Bridgeport Rd @ Md-140 (Lat: 39.678000 Lon: -77.237333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.1 m, Call Sign: WQJF566, Licensee ID: L00001771
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.332 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2008, Expiration Date: 08/20/2018, Certifier: George E Ryan Ii
    Registrant: State Of Maryland, Dnr, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8734, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • Lat: 39.687333 Lon: -77.333194, Call Sign: WQNW504
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.350 MHz, 463.962 MHz, 464.962 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/2011, Expiration Date: 06/17/2021, Certifier: William J Roby Mr
    Registrant: Hankeys Radio, Inc., P. O. Box 775, Frederick, MD 21705, Phone: (301) 662-1381, Fax: (301) 662-8543, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Bridgeport, Bridgeport Rd @ Md-140 (Lat: 39.678000 Lon: -77.237333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.1 m, Call Sign: WPTK402, Licensee ID: L00001771
    Assigned Frequencies: 6246.66 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Martin F Bartkowski
    Registrant: Maryland State Highway Administration, 5901 Baltimore National Pike, Baltimore, MD 21228, Phone: (410) 747-8590, Fax: (410) 744-4716, Email:
  • ST MARYS MC, 16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd (Lat: 39.680361 Lon: -77.350972), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQKT554, Licensee ID: L00328467
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 09/09/2019, Certifier: Ray V Nold
    Registrant: Airband Communications, Inc., 3220 Keller Springs Rd, Suite 108, Carrollton, TX 75006, Phone: (469) 791-0030, Fax: (469) 374-0741, Email:
  • BRIDGEPORT, Bridgeport Rd @ Md-140 (Lat: 39.678000 Lon: -77.237333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.1 m, Call Sign: WQNR547
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/2011, Expiration Date: 04/29/2021, Certifier: William E Adams Jr
    Registrant: Rcc Consultants, Inc, 19020 Quail Valley Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20879, Phone: (301) 330-9523, Fax: (301) 330-9524, Email:
  • WA33XC001, Annandale Rd. (0.25 Mi Nw From Annandale Rd & University Way Intersection) (Lat: 39.683556 Lon: -77.356194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.3 m, Call Sign: WQPV491
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2012, Expiration Date: 08/23/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • WA54XC781, 17639 Old Gettysburg Rd. (Lat: 39.718944 Lon: -77.301111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: WQPV639
    Assigned Frequencies: 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2012, Expiration Date: 08/24/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Raven Rock West Of Emmitsburg (Lat: 39.733972 Lon: -77.419972), Call Sign: KNKM201
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Andrew Fitton
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8663, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Emmitsburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1673R , Serial Number: R18200508, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1978
    Registrant (Individual): John F Gregory, 10576 Harney Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1915C , Serial Number: 26060, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Piavis, Po Box 70, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1998E , Serial Number: 7AC-5565, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne C Baumgardner, 9358 Waynesboro Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • Aircraft: SHAW WILLIAM D ROTERWAY EXEC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW152 (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27907 , Serial Number: 3009, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Dale Mcguire, 1304 Huntley Cir, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RAVEN S-55A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2903W , Serial Number: S55A-3030, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1987
    Registrant (Individual): A Mckenna Jr Lawrence, 17230 Mountain View Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • Aircraft: BEECH 60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-541 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5888L , Serial Number: P-89, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Bell Farms Stone Co Ltd, 14842 Sixes Bridge Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$356,3701$249,0605$231,224
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$201,623
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$212,940
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7532.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$172,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7532.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 77
  • Hazardous Condition: 39
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Emmitsburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Emmitsburg, MD
Most common first names in Emmitsburg, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Sr10085.1 years
Mary7180.1 years
John4074.5 years
Charles3369.7 years
William2972.6 years
James2975.4 years
Margaret2583.6 years
Joseph2471.4 years
Helen2282.1 years
Robert2070.5 years
Most common last names in Emmitsburg, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Topper2674.2 years
Sanders2375.4 years
Eyler1771.0 years
Cool1772.6 years
Wivell1570.2 years
Smith1472.6 years
Miller1474.8 years
Ohler1378.6 years
Myers1277.1 years
Wantz1074.9 years
Businesses in Emmitsburg, MD
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Sleep Inn1
McDonald's1Subway1
Pizza Hut1
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